Speaker Boehner today issued the following statement after receiving word that the Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate may wait until as late as Monday afternoon to act on House-passed legislation that would prevent a government shutdown.
Speaker Boehner issued the following statement on todayâ€™s report from the Joint Economic Committee analyzing the economic & deficit reduction effects of various reforms included in the Houseâ€™s plan to increase the debt limit.
Boehner made the following remarks after the House voted to approve a CR that provides funding for the federal government at current levels, & protects the American people from the presidentâ€™s health care law.
At his weekly press briefing today, Speaker Boehner said the House will pass a plan tomorrow that protects all Americans from the presidentâ€™s health care law, moving the battle to defund ObamaCare to the Senate.
At a press conference w/GOP leaders today, Boehner reiterated that, for decades, presidents of both parties have worked with Congress on debt limit legislation that includes spending cuts, & this year should be no different.